# string gravity

Wednesday at 2:00pm

Center for Theoretical Physics, NE25

4th floor seminar room, 5 Cambridge Center

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

##### Organizers

Dan Freedman, Brian Wecht

**Fall** **2005** schedule of talks

September 14, 2PM

*Black Holes, Black Rings and Topological Strings*

Andrew Strominger

Harvard

September 21, 2PM

no seminar due to Joint Theory seminar

September 28, 2PM

*Black holes and plasma-balls in large N gauge theory*

Toby Wiseman

Harvard

October 5, 2PM

*Compactifications on Generalized Geometries*

Jan Louis

DESY

October 12,

no seminar due to Joint Theory seminar

October 19, 2PM

*What is the phase structure of N=4 SYM theory?*

Sean Hartnoll

U Cambridge, DAMTP

October 26, 2PM

*Twistor String Theory and Yang-Mills Amplitudes*

Anastasia Volovich

IAS

November 2,

no seminar due to Joint Theory seminar

November 9, 2PM

*Circular loops operators in conformal field theories*

Nadav Drukker

Niels Bohr Institute

November 16, 3PM (note special time this week only)

*Topological rings and heterotic strings*

Allan Adams

Harvard

November 23,

no seminar due to Thanksgiving

November 30,

no seminar due to Joint Theory seminar

December 7, 2PM

*Transport properties of strongly coupled gauge theories*

Andrei Starinets

Perimeter Institute

December 20, 2PM Tuesday

Fixing all moduli: A look at non-perturbative superpotentials

Susanne Reffert

Humboldt University, Berlin